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Release Date: January 16, 1998Running Time: 100 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $1,572,188.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Francesca Neri
Javier Bardem
Jose Sancho
Pepe Sancho

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The story begins in the 70's with Franco's edict depriving citizens of their civil rights while a pregnant prostitute gives birth to a son, Victor, on a city bus in the dead of night. Twenty years later, Victor is a pizza delivery guy who is smitten with a spoiled young Italian girl Helena. She is no longer interested. When a gunshot is heard in Helena's building, neighbors summon the police. Two detectives, David and Sancho, arrive and observe what looks like a fight in progress between Helena and Victor. They enter the apartment with guns drawn and after a scuffle, a gun goes off. Four years later, David is now a wheelchair basketball star and is married to Helena, who has cleaned up her ... Full Summary >>